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Cocktail hour is an important part of your wedding because it’s the perfect opportunity to take pictures with your new spouse, get decorations rearranged, etc. But, it’s imperative that you make this time enjoyable for your guests because they’re anxious to celebrate you as spouses! Here are some tips and ideas that will make your cocktail hour exciting for all your wedding guests while you get ready for the fun!
Unique Food Options
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Everyone loves food! So why not make it fun with a unique appetizer that will draw their attention? We love the idea of chicken and waffle skewers, tomato soup shots with mini grilled cheese garnishes, burger sliders with mini beers, and just about anything else miniature!
Self-Serve Drink Station
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For those who would like to have one of your delicious drinks during cocktail hour, make it easy and aesthetically pleasing with a self-serve drink station that will double as a photo opp!
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The best way to pass the time for your guests is to give them something fun to do that’s meaningful! Have them write down date ideas or marriage tips for you to open on your anniversaries! They’ll love sharing their happy moments with you and giving you all their best wishes.
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Give your guests many opportunities to capture these special moments! Not only is a photo booth the perfect way to keep your friends and family busy, but it also creates beautiful memories that you can look back on and relive the best day of your life forever.
These are just a few of the many ways that you can make cocktail hour enjoyable for your wedding guests. Remember to make it unique and showcase you and your spouse’s personalities! You won’t want to miss a moment from your big day, so make every moment count.
Contributor Kacie Schechter
Kacie Schechter is a Marketing Specialist who is passionate about all things content creation with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from the University of Arkansas Walton Honors Program who loves hiking with her fur babies!